Show #345 - Friday, January 3, 1986


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Curtis Warren, an air traffic controller from Palm Springs, California

Steve Willis, a financial analyst from Lynwood, California

Barbara Griffith, a CPA and a controller from Huntington Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Of a straight, a flush, & a full house--the winner
    $100 12
Francois Tourte was "the Stradivari" of this violin accessory
    $100 10
Ransom Olds built his 1st car because he couldn't stand the smell of this animal
    $100 7
Since 1904, when a woman was arrested in NYC for doing this, women have "come a long way"
    $100 1
Woody Allen film with "a peel"
    $100 26
Taking a chance on a purchase is like buying "a pig in" this
    $200 3
More people attend these events than pro football, baseball & basketball combined
    $200 13
"Shaken idiophones" used for music, magical rites, & baby's entertainment
    $200 21
The roofs of London taxicabs have extra height so gentlemen won't knock these off
    $200 18
Around 1912, popular ones included "the fish walk", "the bunny hug", & "the turkey trot"
    $200 4
1942 movie of a Steinbeck story that could be served with refried beans
    $200 27
You can "keep it under" this or "talk through" it
    $300 6
The British call them "fruit machines"
    $300 14
The 1st version was called the "sackbut" long before Tommy Dorsey adopted it
    $300 22
Most automobile horns beep on this note, 4th of the C scale
    $300 19
In 1926, he declined a Pulitzer Prize for "Arrowsmith"
    $300 5
Since their 1978 "Attack", these man-eating veggies have been a staple at worst film festivals
    $300 28
From ship's whip, not its mouser, comes problem of not having "enough room to swing" this
    $400 8
Term for the player who holds the kitty
    DD: $1,000 15
Largest family of instruments, it includes "membranophones" which means "skin sounds"
    $400 23
According to 1980 census, within 5%, the % of all cars in the world that are in the U.S.
    $400 20
Year of Senate Watergate hearings, V.P. Agnew's resignation & the Arab oil embargo
    $400 9
2 of 3 Marx Brothers films with edible titles
    $400 29
Inscribed on Emile Coue's sanitarium in France, "Every day in every way, I'm..."
    $500 11
Game in which patrons bet on 3 dice turned in an hourglass cage
    $500 16
Circular horns are sounded to accompany this sport
    $500 25
At $500,000, most expensive custom car was this make & model, made in 1968 for Secret Service
    $500 24
In 1901 J.P. Morgan formed the world's largest steel corporation, U.S. Steel, after buying him out
    $500 17
1982 satire in which 2 "bland" people spiced up their appetites with a bit of cannibalism

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Barbara Steve Curtis
$800 $2,300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Steve Curtis
$1,000 $3,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses in the category have to do with well-known disappearances.)
    $200 22
Country founded in 1821 as haven for liberated American slaves
    $200 15
Minarets, from which people are called to prayer, are features of these Islamic "churches"
    $200 3
Of running, swimming, & bicycling, the event that's traditionally 1st in triathlon
    $200 12
During Chinese drama, this beverage is served & the audience chatters constantly
    $200 9
In office from 1944-46 & 1959-69, this French president served longer than any other
    $200 1
Area east of Florida where ships & planes are said to disappear in large numbers
    DD: $200 26
Group which had a No. 1 hit with this 1982 song:

"It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you /
There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do /
I bless the rains down in Africa /
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had..."
    DD: $1,000 16
Both Roman Catholics & Orthodox Jews object to funerals where this is done to the body
    $400 5
Medieval sport in which the bird must be "manned", "broken", & "trained to lure"
    $400 13
After becoming interested in drama, this 18th c. Russian empress supposedly wrote plays herself
    $400 10
This German philosopher wrote of a "Superman" long before D.C. Comics
    $400 2
Persistent rumor says this bank robber wan't killed outside Biograph Theater in 1934, but went to Mex.
    $600 17
Under Soviet law, it is illegal to teach religion to them
    $600 7
"Birling", which originated among North American lumberjacks about 1840, is also called this
    $600 14
Musical where, before he's hung, Mrs. Peachum asks audience, "Hands up who want Macheath to be saved!"
    $600 23
"We'll blast them back in to the Stone Age," said this American commander in Vietnam
    $600 4
American dance band leader, known for "In The Mood" who disappeared during 1944 air journey
    $800 18
As late as early 1800s more than half of U.S. Catholics lived in this state started as refuge for them
    $800 8
Indoor court game with a telltale board, designed to tattle if a striker's shot hits low
    $800 20
Author of "The Caretaker", this Englishman admits American gangster films influenced him
    $800 24
Not a king, he ruled England as "Lord Protector"
    $800 6
Skyjacker D.B. Cooper parachuted over this far west state, late in 1971 & has not been seen since
    $1000 19
While most Egyptians are Arabs, these Christians claim descent directly from ancient Egyptians
    $1000 21
For burying her brother, Creon orders the death of this title character
    $1000 25
Teddy Roosevelt won Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating treaty ending this Asian war
    $1000 11
This N.Y. Supreme Court Justice, a rising figure in Tammany Hall, disappeared on August 6, 1930

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Steve Curtis
$5,600 $7,000 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1st plant to use this lunar-related power opened in 1966 on French side of the English Channel

Final scores:

Barbara Steve Curtis
$10,600 $12,000 $10,799
3rd place: Glassfyre fire screen and fire set New champion: $12,000 2nd place: trip on Eastern to New York & stay at the Milford Plaza

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barbara Steve Curtis
$5,000 $6,600 $5,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1985-09-04
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